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The 14 Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Condé Nast Traveler Logo By Caitlin Morton of Condé Nast Traveler | Slide 1 of 15: Sorry, Minnesota. You may be the land of 10,000 lakes, but Alaska is the land of over 3 million lakes. Bear Lake in the Kenai Fjords National Park manages to stand out among the millions, thanks to its massive glaciers, year-round water sports (kayaking, ice skating, dog mushing), and occasional viewings of the Northern Lights.

The 14 Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 14 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.

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